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Alabama Theatre

1817 3rd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3132
+1 205-252-2262
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Terrible smell

We were here May 20 for a dance event. The mildew and mold smell was so bad I got a headache by... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
cakutulas
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Birmingham, Alabama
Its beautiful, a favorite childhood memory.

My dad and I used to go here when I was a kid. I recently visited the Theater a week or so ago. Its... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
ktidefan16
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After a complete restoration, this historic venue once again shows its 1927 grandeur.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1817 3rd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3132
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+1 205-252-2262
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"christmas movies"
in 12 reviews
"film series"
in 8 reviews
"christmas vacation"
in 7 reviews
"wurlitzer organ"
in 6 reviews
"dance competition"
in 6 reviews
"classic films"
in 5 reviews
"white christmas"
in 4 reviews
"sight lines"
in 3 reviews
"historic venue"
in 2 reviews
"rocky horror"
in 2 reviews
"light fixtures"
in 2 reviews
"christmas season"
in 3 reviews
"like stepping back in time"
in 3 reviews
"decorated for christmas"
in 2 reviews
"concession stand"
in 3 reviews
"wonderful venue"
in 2 reviews
"front row"
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

We were here May 20 for a dance event. The mildew and mold smell was so bad I got a headache by the time the show was over. They need to do something about this, and quick.

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Reviewed 25 April 2017

My dad and I used to go here when I was a kid. I recently visited the Theater a week or so ago. Its exactly the same. Its a very old venue but it still has old southern charm. I always thought it was magical....More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Amazing music venue. The architecture was absolutely stunning. It took my breath away when I walked through the doors. It was easy to locate, and we enjoyed our concert.

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Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Took my husband to see HomeFree in concert. There was good parking and easy access to the theatre. The inside of the theatre had been remodeled and was artfully done. They paid a lot of attention to the details in the artwork. Very nicely done....More

Thank Carol M
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

We attended my daughter's dance competition here this weekend. I love old buildings and this theater did not disappoint. The bathrooms downstairs were beautiful and the theater itself was large and in good condition. I would love to come back here for another event.

Thank Shan J
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

Beautiful old renovated old theatre in downtown Birmingham. My only complaint would be the location and lack of bathrooms. We had a front row seat in the balcony. The seats seemed a little bit further back than most balcony front row seats but were still...More

Thank Titan27
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

We hit the Alabama Theatre on Valentines night to see "Casablanca". The crowd was very large (which was wonderful to see). The pres-how music was fun, as was the after show music. Come early to hear the "Mighty Wurlitzer Organ" show off. The theatre was...More

Thank Fred W
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Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

It's always a pleasure to return to the Alabama theatre every year The history and Beauty of The Alabama is remarkable. Everyone should take the time to visit this historic site Elegance and timeless

Thank Linda D
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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We love the Holiday Film Series & catch a few movies each year! Great way to take a break during the busy season! Beautiful & intimate venue. Concerts here are great as well, not a bad seat in the house.

Thank L C
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Every year the Alabama shows Christmas movies through the month of December. You may have seen the movies dozens of times at home or possibly in a theater but the experience cannot match up with the Alabama. First, the theater is nicknamed the Showplace of...More

Thank jasperdad12
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bchbmw
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Response from jasperdad12 | Reviewed this property |
The people that operate the theater are generally accommodating. Call them and see if you can set something up.
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Yes, they sell sodas, wine, beer, & snacks.
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